Maya Cough-Schulze

Employee PhotoPlanner II - Water Resources

Phone: 919.558.9389




Masters in Environmental Management, Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment, specializing in Water Resources.

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, College of William and Mary, minor in Biology.


Professional Experience

Maya joined TJCOG in January 2019 after working for the NC Division of Water Resources for two years managing watershed planning and restoration grants. Prior professional experience includes applied research and communications on green stormwater infrastructure and watershed restoration, developing and leading field-based restoration and citizen science programs, and doing avian conservation fieldwork.



Support efforts across the region relating to water quality, quantity, and infrastructure.


Representative Projects

  • Clean Water Education Partnership
  • Upper Middle Creek Watershed Plan